Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab17356 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
Flow Cyt Use 1-2µg for 106 cells. ab170190-Mouse monoclonal IgG1, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
IHC-Fr Use at an assay dependent concentration.
IP Use at an assay dependent concentration. (with and without SDS)
WB Use at an assay dependent concentration. Detects a band of approximately 49, 64, 67 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 49 kDa). 64 and 67kD forms are phosphophorylated. Myc is a labile protein, therefore protease inhibitors should always be used in WB.
ICC/IF Use at an assay dependent concentration.


  • FunctionParticipates in the regulation of gene transcription. Binds DNA in a non-specific manner, yet also specifically recognizes the core sequence 5'-CAC[GA]TG-3'. Seems to activate the transcription of growth-related genes.
  • Involvement in diseaseNote=Overexpression of MYC is implicated in the etiology of a variety of hematopoietic tumors.
    Note=A chromosomal aberration involving MYC may be a cause of a form of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Translocation t(8;12)(q24;q22) with BTG1.
    Defects in MYC are a cause of Burkitt lymphoma (BL) [MIM:113970]. A form of undifferentiated malignant lymphoma commonly manifested as a large osteolytic lesion in the jaw or as an abdominal mass. Note=Chromosomal aberrations involving MYC are usually found in Burkitt lymphoma. Translocations t(8;14), t(8;22) or t(2;8) which juxtapose MYC to one of the heavy or light chain immunoglobulin gene loci.
  • Sequence similaritiesContains 1 basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) domain.
  • Post-translational
    Phosphorylated by PRKDC. Phosphorylation at Thr-58 and Ser-62 by GSK3 is required for ubiquitination and degradation by the proteasome.
    Ubiquitinated by the SCF(FBXW7) complex when phosphorylated at Thr-58 and Ser-62, leading to its degradation by the proteasome. In the nucleoplasm, ubiquitination is counteracted by USP28, which interacts with isoform 1 of FBXW7 (FBW7alpha), leading to its deubiquitination and preventing degradation. In the nucleolus, however, ubiquitination is not counteracted by USP28, due to the lack of interaction between isoform 4 of FBXW7 (FBW7gamma) and USP28, explaining the selective MYC degradation in the nucleolus. Also polyubiquitinated by the DCX(TRUSS) complex.
  • Cellular localizationNucleus > nucleoplasm. Nucleus > nucleolus.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Formc-Myc is also expressed in the cytoplasm.
  • Alternative names
    • AU016757 antibody
    • Avian myelocytomatosis viral oncogene homolog antibody
    • bHLHe39 antibody
    • c Myc antibody
    • Class E basic helix-loop-helix protein 39 antibody
    • MRTL antibody
    • Myc antibody
    • Myc protein antibody
    • Myc proto oncogene protein antibody
    • Myc proto-oncogene protein antibody
    • myc-related translation/localization regulatory factor antibody
    • MYC_HUMAN antibody
    • Myc2 antibody
    • MYCC antibody
    • Myelocytomatosis oncogene antibody
    • Niard antibody
    • Nird antibody
    • Oncogene Myc antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000158589 antibody
    • Proto-oncogene c-Myc antibody
    • Protooncogene homologous to myelocytomatosis virus antibody
    • RNCMYC antibody
    • Transcription factor p64 antibody
    • Transcriptional regulator Myc-A antibody
    • V-Myc avian myelocytomatosis viral oncogene homolog antibody
    • v-myc myelocytomatosis viral oncogene homolog (avian) antibody
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Anti-c-Myc antibody [33] images

  • Overlay histogram showing HL60 cells stained with ab17356 (red line). The cells were fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde (10 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab17356, 2 µg/1x106 cells) for 30 min at 22ºC. The secondary antibody used was DyLight®488 goat anti-Mouse IgG (H+L) (ab96879) at 1/500 dilution for 30 min at 22ºC. Isotype control antibody (black line) was Mouse IgG1 [ICIGG1] (ab91353, 2 µg/1x106 cells) used under the same conditions. Acquisition of >5,000 events was performed. This antibody gave a positive signal in HL60 cells fixed with 80% methanol (5 min)/permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min used under the same conditions.

References for Anti-c-Myc antibody [33] (ab17356)

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